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Five Things You Should Know About Traditional Chinese Medicine
February 16, 2018
Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is having a major moment. Once relegated to the fringes of contemporary medicine and largely disregarded by proponents of the Western way, this approach -- which comprises acupuncture, herbal medicine, and other mind and body practices -- has been growing in global popularity in recent years. Meanwhile, Chinese president Xi Jinping has heralded it as “the gem of Chinese science.” Looking for more information about this ages-old craft and its potential therapeutic value in the modern world? Read on for a roundup of five things worth knowing about TCM.

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Seven Must-Read Books for Prospective Medical Students
February 5, 2018
Sure, you’ll be reading plenty of books on anatomy, physiology, and organic chemistry during yoru time in medical school. But these are far from the only things you need to know to succeed as a medical student. Whether you’re looking to improve your application or to enrich your perspective of l...

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Behavioral Health is a Key Element of Good Health Care Policy
January 20, 2018
There’s an inextricable link between behavioral health and public health. Behavioral health experts can help individuals see how the choices they make can affect their wellbeing—for the good. Read on to find out more about this interdisciplinary field of study and learn more about one program th...

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Five Medical School Trends for 2018
January 15, 2018
If you’re a current medical student or thinking about applying in the year ahead you may be wondering the same thing: What does the future hold for medical students? Here’s a closer look at five trends to expect moving forward.

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How to Get a Healthy Start in 2018
January 1, 2018
Happy New Year! Time to make your 2018 the best yet. How? Live healthier. Live happier. Make some different choices and send yourself down a healthy path for 2018.

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Five Reasons Why Working as a Doctor on Christmas Isn’t All Bad
December 25, 2017
While Christmas means an automatic day off for most professionals, the same can’t be said for many doctors. After all, injuries and illnesses don’t abide by a calendar and hospitals are open 365 days a year. But just because you’d rather be at home with your family and friends doesn’t mean C...

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Best Gift Ideas for Medical Students
December 11, 2017
If you’re not sure what the medical student in your life needs or wants for the holidays, take a peek at this inspired-list from Santa’s elves. Don’t worry. We’ve got you covered.

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Five Tips for Surviving Your Medical Residency
December 5, 2017
Do you want to practice as a physician in the United States? If so, a residency program is in your future. Between low pay and demanding schedules, however, this stage in a medical student’s training can be a challenging one. However, it is also a significant opportunity for learning -- if you...

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5 Ways to Embrace Your Status as a Non-Traditional Pre-Med Student
November 28, 2017
Most people envision the “typical” pre-med student as having progressed directly from high school to college. However, the truth is that many pre-med students take alternate paths to pre-medical studies. Whether you initially pursued a different career or took time off to start a family ...

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Tackling Multiculturalism: What All Physicians Need to Know
November 20, 2017
All patients are not created equal. Factor in increasing differences across backgrounds, cultures and languages, and ensuring positive medical interactions becomes even more challenging. Here’s a closer look at the issue, along with tips for bridging the gap in order to deliver the best q...

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February 12, 2018

The UK's National Health Service is facing a critical shortage of workers--and a healthcare crisis. Medical students have stepped in to help fill some...


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February 12, 2018

Fax machines and pagers are gone from nearly every industry--with the exception of healthcare. Let's take a closer look at why--and some of the strug...